Multiparametric MRI - Active Surveillance

  1. Can a multi-parametric MRI find cancer after a TRUS biopsy failed to find cancer? Daniel Margolis, MD (radiologist), explains how an MRI can find cancer after a TRUS biopsy failed to find cancer. Published on Oct 16, 2017
  1. How does one determine if an MRI radiologist has sufficient experience? Daniel Margolis, MD (radiologist), provides guidelines that indicate whether a radiologist is likely to be an expert in prostate cancer imaging. Published on Oct 16, 2017
  1. Why have a follow-up MRI at the same facility? Daniel Margolis, MD (radiologist), explains why it is prudent to have follow-up MRIs done at the same facility. Published on Oct 16, 2017
  1. What are the methods used by a multi-parametric MRI to detect prostate cancer? Daniel Margolis, MD (radiologist), drills down into how the 3T MRI provides a state-of-the-art evaluation of possible prostate cancer. Published on Oct 16, 2017
  1. Can all prostate cancer patients have a 3 Tesla MRI? Daniel Margolis, MD (radiologist), describes how metal or pacemaker implants require 5-10% of patients to have a 1.5T MRI instead of a 3T MRI. Published on Oct 16, 2017
  1. Does a 3T MRI sometimes fail to identify low-grade prostate cancer? Daniel Margolis, MD (radiologist), describes some of the limitations with 3T MRI while emphasizing the high degree of usefulness from 3T imaging. Published on Oct 16, 2017
  1. How accurate are multiparametric MRI results? Dr. Robert Princenthal discusses the high degree of accuracy with multi-parametric MRI test results.  Published on Apr 18, 2015
  1. Is it worth traveling for a multiparametric MRI? Patient/physician Ferdinand Becker advocates traveling for a multi-parametric 3T MRI if imaging is not available locally. Published on Apr 18, 2015